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Burkina Faso army admits to killing civilians in air raid

Burkina Faso army admits to killing civilians in air raid

Burkina Faso’s army has said it accidentally killed civilians during a military operation in the country’s southeast earlier this week. The West African country has been battling an armed uprising by rebel groups, some linked to al-Qaeda and ISIL (ISIS), [...]

August 4, 2022 Military
Operational challenges hamper 5G deployment this month

Operational challenges hamper 5G deployment this month

Few days to the deployment of the Fifth-Generation (5G) network in Nigeria, investigations have shown that the licensees, MTN Nigeria and Mafab Communications, may not be ready to deploy the service from August 24, as a result of lingering infrastructural [...]

August 4, 2022 Telecomms
Why I oppose new 5% tax on phone calls, data — Pantami

Why I oppose new 5% tax on phone calls, data — Pantami

Nigeria’s Minister of the Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has opposed the government’s plan to impose an additional five per cent excise duty on telecommunications services in Nigeria. He argued that the ministry, which oversees the industry, was not [...]

August 4, 2022 Business, Finance
Gunmen Kill 82-year-old Father Of Newspoint Journalist

Gunmen Kill 82-year-old Father Of Newspoint Journalist

Gunmen have killed the father of an Owerri-based Newspoint Newspaper journalist, Hamilton Onuchukwu. It was gathered that the incident occurred last Friday in the Orlu Local Government Area of the Imo State where some gunmen have been causing terror.  The [...]

August 4, 2022 Crime, Security
Atiku May Sacrifice Ayu To Assuage Aggrieved Wike’s Camp

Atiku May Sacrifice Ayu To Assuage Aggrieved Wike’s Camp

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, may give up on his support for embattled national chairman of the party, Iyorchia Ayu, as loyalists of Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, are adamant on his removal as a [...]

August 4, 2022 Government and politics